Meet the Staff
Our mission is to inspire students to develop a love of learning, and empower them with the skills and knowledge to become confident, optimistic, and socially responsible citizens. We are committed to providing a positive bilingual learning environment that promotes cross-cultural awareness, academic success, and strive to enrich the lives of our students as they participate in an increasingly global society.
Roland has a broad range of experience in education working with pre-k-5th grade students in China and U.S. When attended Institute of photography, Roland was passionate about teaching special students art through her college. Certified through the American Montessori Society(AMS) program, Roland is true believer in hands-on learning and integrating the Montessori Method and Mindfulness in her work. Roland is a certified children yoga teacher through training with MMY’ program in Los Angeles.
Her past work experience include designing activities include arts and crafts, age-appropriate physical skill-building activities for Adventure plex camp, providing childcare for BCHD Health& Fitness Clubhouse, teaching in South Bay Montessori School, teaching Chinese in Oneplus Chinese Learning Center. She has developed ECE planning, Montessori curriculum implementation, oversight, and leadership development practices that have been emulated throughout the US and internationally.
Saint Louis Traning Center of AMI
Teaching Director, Montessori teacher in DeJie Montessori
Yanzi is a lifelong learner, an experienced Montessori teacher who is loved by children. She is also a postgraduate student majoring in English and the mother of a five-year-old boy. She used to be an English teacher and an International tour leader. Because of the interest in early childhood education, she went to study Montessori theory and gained certificate of Montessori teacher in St. Louis Montessori Training Center in the United States. She has been working as a Montessori teacher for more than five years. In her spare time, Yanzi likes reading, traveling, and watching American TV series.
Masters of Science (B.S.) (M.S.) Mechanical Engineering 2013 - 2018
Lead Product development Engineer in ERAVANT, Inc. (2019-2020)
Montessori Institute of San Diego (2022-2023)
High School Varsity Tennis Team Captain in Thornton Academy, Maine (2012)
Hans is a mechanical engineer and an experienced STEAM teacher who has expertise in Minecraft Education, LEGO, ROBOTIC, and CODING.
In the past year, Hans helped children in the Chia Seed Learning Center create STEAM courses. The children learned group challenges, social interaction and collaboration, and executive function skills.
He also has ESL teaching experience in Cambodia from grades 5 to 12, and has extensive educational experience in student cooperation.
Hans was also an excellent tennis player. In his spare time, Hans also likes to teach his students to play tennis and soccer.